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HC to deliver verdict April 2 for Rajib killing

27 Mar, 2017 14:33:31

Staff Reporter:The High Court on Monday appointed April 2 to sentence its verdict on the appeals filed by the convicts in blogger Ahmed Rajib Haider murder case, UNB reports.

A High Court bench including justice Jahangir Hossain and justice Md Jahangir Hossain passed the order.

Earlier on January 9, the HC kept the verdict in the case pending after finishing a 22-day hearing on the death reference and appeal petition of the accused.

The hearing on the appeal petitions and the death reference of the accused opened on November 7 in 2016.

On 15 February, 2013, Ahmed Rajib Haider, an activist of Ganojagoran Mancho, was hacked to death near his house at Mirpur Palash Nagar in Dhaka.